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DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

Sabina Boudames, World Editor
August 21, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

This summer, I traveled through France, visiting Paris and Nice. As I traveled, I made it my goal to focus on the various differences in culture and lifestyle in France compared to here in California. One prominent example was that the majority of shops and restaurants in France closed on Sundays. Wh...

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Sabina Boudames, World Editor
August 21, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States, World

Today, on August 21, 2017, America saw its first solar eclipse since June 8, 1979, and the entire country was filled with talk. Many websites and news channels offered live streams. Mrs. Lewis, the physical sciences and engineering lead teacher at Dublin High, explained what eclipses are. “As a phys...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life/Campus Editor
June 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

June 26, 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the UK publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (published one year later in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone).   “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others,” author J...

Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase

The nationally renowned musical Hamilton: An American Musical has arrived in San Francisco with all the splendor and acclaim it received in New York City and Chicago. A musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton has been incredibly successful, appreciated by critics and fans...

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor
June 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Last Thursday, former FBI director James Comey testified in front of the Senate about his interactions with President Trump about the FBI’s investigation into possible links between Trump’s associates and the Russian effort to tamper in last year’s presidential election. Comey testified in confirmation...

Wonder Woman: A Major Success for DC Entertainment and Women in Hollywood

Wonder Woman: A Major Success for DC Entertainment and Women in Hollywood

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor
June 19, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Wonder Woman chronicles the origin story of Wonder Woman otherwise known as Diana, Princess of the Amazons, raised on the all-female sanctuary of Themyscira and trained by the immortal Amazons to be an undefeatable warrior. Diana’s sheltered life is disrupted by the arrival of army pilot Steve Trev...

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Anvitha Kachinthaya and Daniel Oden
May 29, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, between fourth period and lunch, hundreds of students crowded into Dublin High School’s Center for Performing Arts and Education, buzzing with excitement and anticipation. The expectation in the atmosphere was tangible, the whole audience waiting with bated breath for a...

Dublin High Student Art Work & Art Show Review

Dublin High Student Art Work & Art Show Review

Neha Harpanhalli, Student/Campus Life Editor
May 27, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Dublin High Art Department is showcasing student artwork from the year in conjunction with the Evening of the Arts celebration and the DHS Film Festival. The Art Gallery opened in Room N-104 on Tuesday, May 16, with an official community reception on Thursday, May 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. It wi...

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager
May 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High’s leadership class never fails to go above and beyond and this year, student activities director, Kelly Beck, assigned an end of the year Capstone Project for all outgoing seniors in the Leadership class. Hoping to make their lasting impression on the school, (as well as cure senioritis) th...

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Ashley Kim and Emily Ellis
May 25, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

On May 15, 2017, the band and orchestra performed at their last concert with Mr. Everts as their director. In late April, Mr. Everts announced his resignation from Dublin’s band program and his decision to be the band director at a school with a smaller band program in Northern California. His stu...